Ingram Hall


Mission Statement
As part of Auburn University's Business & Finance and CFO, Procurement and Business Services works as a support function to the University's missions of instruction, research and outreach.
The primary mission of Procurement and Business Services includes the following responsibilities:
  • value-added services in the procurement of materials, supplies, and services necessary to support Auburn University's programs and activities
  • timely and accurate expenditure of University funds and recording of those expenditures in a manner consistent with University guidelines and other regulations
  • administration of the University's Purchasing Card Program.



New Mileage Rate
The IRS has published a new mileage reimbursement rate for the use of personal vehicles in conducting business purpose travel. Effective January 1, 2018, the standard mileage rate increases to 54.5 cents/mile and the moving rate increases to 18 cents/mile. The AU Travel Policy will be revised to reflect this new rate.

Kennedy Named Director
Executive Director of Procurement & Business Services, Melissa Morris has accepted a new position within Business & Finance as the Executive Director of Business Services. With that change Assistant Director of Procurement Services, Missty Kennedy has been named the Director of Procurement & Business Services. Kennedy has named John Corgill, Interim Assistant Director of Procurement Services, and with the retirement of Debby Miller, Debbie Griggs has been named Interim Assistant Director of Business Services. Griggs will continue to serve as Auburn's Purchasing Card Administrator. Corgill and Griggs will serve in the interim roles until permanent replacements are hired.

Name Change for Procurement & Business Services
To better define the services provided by our office, effective October 1st, 2017, Procurement & Business Services will be changing the department name to Procurement & Business Services.

AU Vendor Center
Vendors and independent contractors should use the AU Vendor Center to self report commodities that they offer, request to be added to the AU and/or AUM bid lists, offer information on their SBA status, and register for our payment direct deposit service. (AU/AUM/ACES students and employees should NOT register via the Vendor Center.)

Missty C. Kennedy,

Staff Directory

Procurement & Business Services
311 Ingram Hall
Auburn University,
AL    36849-5101

Main Office
Automated Post Payment
    Customer Service


Auditors & Payment Staff
Buyers & Procurement
Post Payment
Customer Service

Requisition Approval

Office hours: M-F
7:45 - 11:45
12:45 - 4:45

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